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Questions Remain: How will the oil disaster affect the Gulf’s food web?

11/18/2010 // By Craig Guillot

While the flow of oil from the Deepwater Horizon has come to an end, millions of gallons of degraded oil and chemicals have the potential to wreak havoc on the ecosystem. If toxic chemical compounds from the disaster impacted eggs …

If Someone Asks If Gulf Oil Disaster Is Over, What Should You Tell Them?

8/5/2010 // By Miles Grant

The year of the Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Alaska in 1989, the stocks of herring, a critical fish to Alaska’s ecosystem & economy, stayed fairly steady. The next year? Still relatively stable. So a lot of people thought the …

Reported Progress Encouraging, But Gulf Oil Disaster Goes On

8/4/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association (NOAA) announced today that about half of the petroleum in the Gulf oil disaster has been captured, evaporated, burned or skimmed, with another quarter being naturally or chemically dispersed beneath the Gulf’s surface. Additionally, …